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darkeyedlady0 #95843 05-21-2009 02:19 PM
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Today I thumb my nose at the fear, but I know that it won't last for long. Charm keep that chin up darlin'. You are sounding down here lately. Do not let it get to you.

Funny I am reading a recommended book Chasing Daylight that is about now also. Today is what we have folks - right now and it is what it is. Let's all smile and do a BIG GROUP HUG.

I love you.
Patty


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SCC Floor of Mouth 7/06
9/06 Surgery, bilateral neck dissection, 58 nodes clear PT2pN0pMx
35 rad 2006
Recurred 6/08, 1 Carboplatin, 1 Cisplatin
Surgery 9/08 - Total glossectomy, free flap from pectoral muscle, left mandible replaced using fibula
35 IMRT & Erbitux 11/08
4/15/09 recurrence
6/1/09 passed away, rest in peace
Good1 #95845 05-21-2009 02:47 PM
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Consider it a mark of my respect for you Patty that this is my very first virtual HUG. Of course as a hugging virgin, I am not sure I am doing it right wink {{{{ HUG}}}}}
Charm


65 yr Old Frack
Stage IV BOT T3N2M0 HPV 16+
2007:72GY IMRT(40) 8 ERBITUX No PEG
2008:CANCER BACK Salvage Surgery
25GY-CyberKnife(5) 3 Carboplatin
Apaghia /G button
2012: CANCER BACK -left tonsilar fossa
40GY-CyberKnife(5) 3 Carboplatin

Passed away 4-29-13
Charm2017 #95850 05-21-2009 04:23 PM
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Thats the Patty I know and love. The fighting spirit is a great positive way to approach any situation. Im rooting for both of you and sending hugs too smile


Christine
SCC 6/15/07 L chk & by L molar both Stag I, age44
2x cispltn-35 IMRT end 9/27/07
-65 lbs in 2 mo, no caregvr
Clear PET 1/08
4/4/08 recur L chk Stag I
surg 4/16/08 clr marg
215 HBO dives
3/09 teeth out, trismus
7/2/09 recur, Stg IV
8/24/09 trach, ND, mandiblctmy
3wks medicly inducd coma
2 mo xtended hospital stay, ICU & burn unit
PICC line IV antibx 8 mo
10/4/10, 2/14/11 reconst surg
OC 3x in 3 years
very happy to be alive smile
ChristineB #95865 05-21-2009 07:46 PM
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Yep Christine, Our Patty has put the gloves back on and is ready for a KO in the 2nd round LOL I am so glad to hear her upbeat for a change. Christine, I want to send a pic of me after the surgey and treatments my daughter took, I forgot about it until I found it on my computer in the recnet documents. I can print it but not email it, I will send it to you and you post it.. PLEASE MAM LOL I am a ditz with this thing


Since posting this. UPMC, Pittsburgh, Oct 2011 until Jan. I averaged about 2 to 3 surgeries a week there. w Can't have jaw made as bone is deteroriating steaily that is left in jaw. Mersa is to blame. Feeding tube . Had trach for 4mos. Got it out April.
--- Passed away 5/14/14, will be greatly missed by everyone here
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